• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 2210

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art & Ceramics

    20 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 204

    A PAIR OF SAINT DENIS PALE-YELLOW GROUND VASES

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED LOZENGE MARK AND 616, IRON-RED THE "VATICAN", SIGNED T.(HÉODORE) LEROY

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    A PAIR OF SAINT DENIS PALE-YELLOW GROUND VASES
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED LOZENGE MARK AND 616, IRON-RED THE "VATICAN", SIGNED T.(HÉODORE) LEROY
    In the Moorish taste, each of tear-drop form, the front finely painted with a turbaned gentleman either leading a donkey or holding a musket, within a gilt lappet surround, the reverse with a landscape, raised on a short rectangular foot
    21 in. (53.3 cm.) high (2)


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    Théodore Eugène Leroy of Seine-Saint-Denis is recorded as a regular contributor to the Salon de la Société nationale des Beaux-Arts in the late 19th century. He also displayed 'emaux peints' at the Paris 1900 Exposition Universelle.